A scam involving a UK-based Gambian who issued false cheques to Approve Service and Bureau de Change with the intention of depriving them of huge sum of money has recently been uncovered.
According to Mr. Kebba Sunkung Saho, the General Manager of Approve Service and Bureau de Change, which is located at No 12 Kairaba Avenue, one Ousman Edi Coro Sallah, a Gambian based in
Mr. Sallah had been instructing a lady named Amie Secka, who is in The Gambia to come to the Bureau de Change to collect the money only to send it back to him in the
Speaking to this reporter at his office along
According to Mr. Saho, on 15th November 2009, Amie received an amount of D16, 095 from him.
On 19th November, she again received D16, 416 and on 23rd she collected D15, 947, amounting to D48, 458.00.
He said it was discovered during his fourth attempt that the cheques he had been issuing were false. He said that their
Consequently, he said Amie was arrested.
When contacted Superintendent Sulayman Secka, the Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the story. He said the accused is in the
According to him, the Fraud Squad is investigating the matter.